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2002 trailblazer runs and drives like new but on occasion usually after rain i turn the key and nothing happens.all the gauges work and come on ,battery is new. security light isnt flashing.I dont have a chip on my key i am very frustrated.after sitting for awhile(a long while)and after the sun hits it, it starts as if nothing ever happened.any advice on how to get it going when this does happen?gonna try and replace ignition start switch,fuses,relays and wiring.does anyone have any idea a quicker way to start it when its pouting like this.

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Please do not resort to changing so many parts. It could be the bendex in the starter motor. Please get it checked. If negative, then you can try other parts. But to the best of my knowledge it is the bendex.

Posted on Mar 22, 2011

  • heatheragan Feb 01, 2014

    I had the exact same problem.good news its a $50 fix and I'm a woman. replace the ignition tumbler (NOT THE WHOLE IGNITION).just make sure you line up everything exactly.i watched a you tube video and replaced it myself.

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